It’s a refreshing change to see this milieu treated with the level of nuance that Laurel Parmet brings to 'The Starling Girl.'
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The Starling Girl
Seventeen-year-old Jem Starling struggles to define her place within her fundamentalist Christian community in rural Kentucky. Even her greatest joy of dancing with the church group is tempered by worry that her actions are sinful and she is caught between a burgeoning awareness of her own sexuality and her religious devotion. With the return of Owen, an enigmatic youth pastor, Jem soon finds herself attracted to his worldliness and charm. Slowly, he draws her into a dangerous relationship that could upend their entire community.
Drama, Women and Film
Eliza Scanlen, Lewis Pullman, Jimmi Simpson
Winner, Directors to Watch, Palm Springs International Film Festival
Nominee, Grand Jury Prize ~ Dramatic, Sundance Film Festival
Nominee, Audience Award ~ Festival Favorites, South by SouthwestMORE
Ross McIndoe, Slant Magazine
Writer-director Laurel Parmet’s 'The Starling Girl' quickly draws us into the remote Kentucky community at its center, a place small enough that everyone knows everyone else. Wide-open spaces stretch out from it in all directions and keep the rest of the world at bay. Most importantly, it’s a place ...
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